Dogs, like humans, can suffer from laryngitis, a common respiratory condition that affects the vocal cords and causes hoarseness or a raspy voice. In this blog, our Baton Rouge veterinary we'll cover the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery of laryngitis in dogs.
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No one likes the thought of a spider being in their home. Most of the time they stay out of sight and don't cause any issues, however, there are some cases where they can bite us or our pets. Our Baton Rouge vets need you to know about spider bites in dogs, and when to seek medical attention.
Ear mites are a very common external parasite and are highly contagious among animal species. The ears and skin of dogs and cats can be irritated by ear mites, leading to itching, scratching, and health issues down the road. Cats are more likely to contract these parasites than dogs, and they are relatively easy to treat. Our Baton Rouge vets explain how to treat ear mites in cats.
Annual vaccinations from our Baton Rouge vets are typically far cheaper than paying to have your dog treated for the diseases these vaccines protect against. Here we share reasons why you should have your dog vaccinated and provide you with a handy schedule for your pup's shots.
Dog daycare has become increasingly popular as pet owners seek to provide their canine companions with socialization, exercise, and a stimulating environment. But one of the most common questions dog owners ask is, "What age is best for dog daycare?" Our Baton Rouge vets will explore age restrictions in dog daycares and the most appropriate age for enrolling your furry friend.
When it comes to providing lifelong care for your furry friend you can provide a stable base with routine preventive care including vaccinations. Here, our Baton Rouge vets share some of the ways that vaccines such as the FVRCP shot help to protect your cat and how they protect your feline.
If your pup goes to the groomer or needs to be boarded at a facility while you are away, they will need to be protected from the highly contagious Bordetella virus. Our Baton Rouge vets share some information about Bordetella infections in dogs and how you can help protect your pup.
Vaccinating your dog is crucial for their health and protection from infectious diseases. Knowing the types and timing of vaccines, as well as associated risks, is important. Our veterinarians at Baton Rouge can provide comprehensive information about vaccinating your dog.
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Kleinpeter Veterinary Hospital is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Baton Rouge companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.